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From "Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group" <ruediger.pl...@vodafone.com>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Formal deprecation of 2.0.x branch
Date Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:13:48 GMT
+1 

Regards

Rüdiger

> -----Original Message-----
> From: William A. Rowe Jr. 
> Sent: Freitag, 11. November 2011 17:49
> To: dev@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: [VOTE] Formal deprecation of 2.0.x branch
> 
> Stealing a plan executed by Colm for 1.3, I'd like to propose that
> we set a two week window following committers' return-from-ApacheCon
> to execute any backports "of general interest" and apply important
> fixes/backports to pregsub allocation and non-absolute uri parsing.
> 
> On approval of this plan, I would offer to introduce the EOL notices
> (as we ultimately committed to 1.3), tag and roll 2.0.65 on Nov 26th
> and we would potentially approve and release 2.0 'final' this month.
> 
> And as we did with 1.3, we would start a 12 month clock to removing
> 2.0.x pretty much in its entirety from the live httpd.apache.org site
> and /dist/ mirrors (although still available from archive.a.o/dist/).
> 
> Otherwise we will be developing towards 4 releases even beyond this
> month, which seems excessive when the current stable has rendered
> the prior version obsolete six years ago, on December 1, 2005.
> 
> 

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